Rhinelander Lions Club member receives highest honor
For the Star Journal
The Rhinelander Lions Club recently celebrated its 75th anniversary. The event was highlighted by a local member being honored.
Past International Director of the International Lions Foundation Mark Hintzmann presented Lion Scott Campbell the International Lions Foundation Melvin Jones Fellowship.
Campbell has been active in the Rhinelander Lions Club for nearly four years. He has served in many Lions Club community projects, and currently serves as the treasurer. In recognition of his dedication to the Foundation’s humanitarian goals, Campbell received a plaque and lapel pin. Named for the founder of Lions Clubs International, Melvin Jones, the fellowship is the foundation’s highest honor.
Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest service club organization with nearly 135 million members. The LCIF Sight First program unites approximately 45,000 Lions clubs in 200 countries and geographical areas in a worldwide endeavor to significantly reduce preventable blindness.
The Foundation’s mission is to support the efforts of Lions clubs worldwide in serving their local communities and the world community as they carry out essential humanitarian service project. Since 1968, the Foundation has awarded over 12,000 grants totaling more than $900 million to meet the club’s humanitarian goals.